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STRESS EFFECTS ON THE EXCRETORY AND REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS
Review the tutorials and links on your Home page to better develop the foundation you will need to complete this final SLP assignment.
Do a Google search of labeled images of the kidneys and the nephron. Develop a 10-slide PowerPoint presentation that addresses the following questions regarding the stress response and kidney function:
Slides 1–3: Provide an overview of kidney structure and function. Note where osmosis and ion secretion take place and how this contributes to water and BP regulation.
Slides 4–7: How do the kidneys regulate BP? What stress hormone(s) are involved? What situation(s) cause(s) this signaling pathway?
Slides 8 and 9: How do the kidneys respond to dehydration? Do a little research on the effect of caffeine on the kidney. Where in the physiology of the nephron does caffeine interfere with normal regulation of water balance?
Slide 10: References cited.
SLP Assignment Expectations
For this SLP assignment you will develop a PowerPoint presentation that is approximately 10 slides in length and addresses the requirements outlined above. Place the text containing the answers to the questions above in the Notes section of your slide presentation. Reference all of your answers in your Notes sections with citations, such as (Murray 2014). Your slides should contain labeled images that illustrate the text that you included in your Notes sections. Provide the website or reference used for each labeled image. Be sure your last slide is a references slide that contains the full references cited on your slides. Many resources are provided for you. Include these in your references section. This assignment should not require much independent research.